1 - When I was a child, I was down and out so as to not know where is supper after lunch.
2 - I am used to hitting the hay about 12:00pm.
3 - If Mike had not dropped the ball, we would win the match.
4 -Jim had been promoted as manager this year,and his wife wish he will raise the bar in the upcoming years.
5 - Yesterday, I heard of a new that one more dignitary had been arrested due to corruption, I think it is only the tip of the iceberg.
6 - We often experience that the English word was seen before, but don't know how to pronounce when you want to say it. The situation is called as the phenomenon of tip of the tongue.
1 - Hmmm... I get your point but your grammar is off. Try again!
2 - Good, but you need to add a preposition after hay! Try again!
3 - Good, but since you have "had" in the fisrt part of the sentence, you need to add a "have" in the second half. Try again!
4 - Hmmm..... Try again, but think of a bit of a more simple sentence....
5 - You should say "I head news yesterday that...." but very good! 10JHD!
6 - Really? I have never heard of that! Anyways, try to put it in an everyday conversation sentence.
Very good Visen, but we need a bit more work to earn some JHD here!! 加油！！
1 - Her father has been down and out since he was dismissed.
2 - I am used to hitting the hay at about 12:00pm.
3 - If Mike had not dropped the ball, we would have won the match.
4 -Jim was promoted as manager last year, he believes that he will raise the bar this year.
5 - Yesterday, I heard news that one more dignitary had been arrested due to corruption, I think it is only the tip of the iceberg.
6 - You told me your name, but now it is on the tip of the tongue.
1 - Perfect!! 10JHD!!
2 - Better!! 10JHD!!
3 - Yes!!! 10JHD!!
4 - ok... but how is Jim raising the bar??
5 - Good!!
6 - Excellent! 10JHD!!
Visen, you are going to be a rich man! How much do I owe you now??
4 - yes, got it. Jim was promoted as manager last year, now he is raising the bar.
I had accounted it out , you has started to owe me since Mar.26, total: 270JHD if not consider interest, haha. Herein I gave you a list for your reference. ( Mar.26/40, Mar.27/30, Apr.2/10,Apr.3/30,Apr.5/50,Apr.6/50, Apr.9/60), Is that right? Actually I am not a rich man, last gambling , I lose 300JHD. By now, I only own 1200JHD, a real poor guy.
You need to be more careful when gambling!
You should talk to Dolphin, He is a good gambler and can give you some good advice - he is a pro!!
1.It can be used to describe a person who has no money,no physical strength, or a situation that someone is desparately weakended by repeated defeats.
2.It's an infomal way to say to go to bed.
3.It means someone miss the opportunity at a critical timing.
4.This phrase means to make a task a little more difficult.
1 - Good!
2 - Yes
3 - "Missed" the opportunity at a critical "time"
4 - Not exactly. "'Raise the bar" means to do something so well, that the performance of others will be now based at this newly set standard.
5.A small evident part or aspect of something largely hidden.
Eg: we're afraid that these exposed cases about corruption in China are(is?) only the tip of the iceberg.
6.It indicates a situation that a person knows something but failed to recall/say it immediately.
5 - The tip of the iceberg means that this thing that you just found out is just the beginning of something much larger.
6 - Yes. :)
What is something that is happening now, that might just be the tip of an iceberg??